Following the grand success of the 5th season of its prestigious singing reality show for kids, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs, Zee TV announces its 6th edition. The auditions for the new season kick started with a phenomenal response in Bhubaneshwar on 2nd December, witnessing outstanding participation from kids! The 16 -city auditions have been held in Bhubaneshwar, Guwahati, Patna, Indore, Gwalior, Jaipur, Dehradun, Chandigarh, Lucknow and aims to cover the remaining cities including Nagpur, Kolkata, Chennai, Pune, Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai. The latest buzz on the show is that for the very first time, India’s biggest singing sensation and playback singer Neha Kakkar who shot to fame with her popular hit numbers ‘Ladki Kar Gai Chull’, ‘Kaala Chashma’, ‘London Thumakta’ and ‘Aao Raja’ amongst many more, has been roped in to judge the forthcoming season of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs. Joining Neha Kakkar on the judges’ panel is none other than music composer-turned-actor Himesh Reshammiya, who has been an integral part of the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa journey, having judged previous seasons.
Speaking on his association with Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs’, Himesh Reshammiya Said, “I am thrilled to be part of ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs. Zee group, Subhashji and Punit Ji are my family. I have started my career as a serial producer with them at the age of 16 with serial Andaz, when I was a kid myself. Later I produced 7 other shows with the group. I’ve had a long association with Sa Re Ga Ma Pa and for me it’s like coming back to my home ground, my family. The kind of talent that we get on this show is extraordinary, as the creative team ensures that they get only the best from the country. Sa Re Ga Ma Pa has given the music industry some of its finest talents and I believe there is no better platform for aspiring singers. This show is a learning ground for all. I was a part of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs earlier as a guest judge and I felt privileged to be surrounded by such phenomenal talent. The teams at Zee are visionaries in finding true talent. I’m really looking forward to judging the show again”.
Speaking on her association with Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs’, Neha Kakkar said, “I’m excited to be associated with the most prestigious and definitive singing platform on Indian television. I started with being a contestant of a reality show an now I’m judging one. When I was offered a chance to judge this show, I instantly took it up. Sa Re Ga Ma Pa has always presented talent across India a window of opportunity to learn, train under the guidance of the finest experts in the industry, mature and evolve as performers and above all, has paved the way to a career in playback for countless talented singers. I have followed the previous seasons of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs religiously and I’m well aware of the caliber that makes the cut. The auditions for the season have already commenced and the response is overwhelming! I’m really looking forward to judging the show and will certainly try to mentor the contestants of this season in the best possible manner”.
In the coming days, Zee TV’s talent scouts will conduct auditions in Nagpur, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Vadodara, Delhi and Mumbai. Keep reading this space to know more about Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs’, coming soon on Zee TV!